Tips for Accurate Scanning

The TCGplayer App makes it easy to identify and price your Magic: The Gathering cards. To ensure accuracy, follow the tips below when scanning.

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Use a Plain Background

A light-colored, patternless surface—like a blank sheet of printer paper—works best.

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Scan the Entire Card

Avoid camera edges, and remove obstructions. Make sure each card is centered in its sleeve.

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Reduce Glare

Scan cards at a 45° angle or press the flash symbol to improve the lighting.

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Adjust Scan Settings

Set foil type, condition and language to get the price for your exact card.

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Verify Your Card

Update the set and quantity as needed.

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For more information about the TCGplayer App, visit our website and read our FAQ.

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